Coffee lovers are a special breed, and can be a little hard to buy for. But no worries – in this guide you’ll find 46 curated gift ideas for coffee lovers. I handpicked them and would love to receive any of them.
46 Gifts for Coffee Lovers
Are you tired of worrying about what to get for the coffee lover in your life? Whether you need to find something for someone who drinks coffee daily or just a few days a week, this guide will introduce you to some amazing gifts for coffee lovers.
Coffee is a popular drink because it can improve health and give an energy boost in the middle of a long day.
Those who drink it love the effects that it has on them, from the cozy/comforting smell right down to the mini-buzz, so a gift that reminds them of that sweet feeling is a great idea.
Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers (Top Picks)
It will help with gift ideas to check out the different sections in this guide.
But before you do we’ve put together the following “best gifts for coffee lovers”, which include the top picks and ideas for everyone you know.
So let the fun begin…
Stainless Steel French Press
It helps create a flavorful brew and has a triple-layer filter to keep the grounds out of the drink.
This french press double-walled stainless steel which both regulates the temperature of the coffee and adds to the durability of the machine.
How to Make Coffee: The Science Behind the Bean (Book)
The book includes tips on buying coffee products and lists out the items that serious coffee drinkers must have in their collection. It’s one of the definitive books for coffee enthusiasts.
Ninja Coffee Maker with Stainless Carafe (Premium)
It comes with accessories for measuring beans and frothing milk to add to a cappuccino or latte.
The machine makes cold coffee in 15 minutes or less and can make hot coffee even faster. Users can choose from five brew styles and six brew sizes to make the perfect cup every time.
Krups Coffee Grinder
It lets you change the consistency of the grind and the number of beans used at a single time.
The grinder has an airtight container on the top that stores the beans and keeps them fresh in between grinds, and simple to use buttons on the front. It has a compact shape and a small footprint that won’t take up a lot of valuable kitchen space.
It’s also a burr grinder, which is one of the best types of coffee grinders.
Yeti Rambler Coffee Mug
Designed for those who want to take coffee on the go, it has a lid that locks in place to prevent spills and a durable coating on the outside that won’t peel off. This mug holds up to 20 ounces and comes in some fun colors.
Coffee Storage Container
This storage container does a good job of blocking odors and keeping beans fresh for months. It comes with a scoop for measuring coffee and has a freshness lock on the top that shows when the beans were put inside.
Read more about how to store coffee.
12 Month Coffee Subscription Box
Each month, your loved one will receive a selection of handpicked goodies, including some of the finest coffees from around the world.
The minds behind this box work with Seattle roasters to select four different types of coffee every month. Every month that the box arrives, your loved one will think of you.
Atlas Coffee Club is another great coffee of the month subscription option. I love that they feature coffee from around the world. The subscription has a fun travel vibe.
The bags are colorful, and the beans are freshly roasted. Each bag of coffee includes a postcard with beautiful artwork and information on the coffee’s country of origin. They also add a card with a suggested brewing method, flavor notes, and roast information.
Visit Atlas Coffee Club and enter coupon code ENJOYJAVA50 to save 50% on your first bag. Atlas sent us a review sample and I loved getting coffee in the mail! I think it makes a great gift.
Now that we’ve talked about some of our overall top picks let’s take a closer look at gift ideas by section.
Coffee lovers love trying different brewing methods. I have 5 different makers and have my eye on a few more.
So a coffee maker may be a great gift option for your favorite coffee lover.
Coffee Maker Gifts
With so many different coffee makers available you can probably find one here your loved one doesn’t have, and that will fit your budget.
Stovetop Espresso Coffee Maker
This is my husband’s daily go-to brew method.
With a six cup capacity, it can hold up to 10 ounces of water for making both strong and weak espresso mixtures. The stainless steel design is safe for use on the stove, and it can make espresso in six minutes or less.
Chemex Coffee Maker
I enjoy a smooth mellow cup in the morning so the Chemex gets me going every day.
It uses borosilicate glass that can last for years and a wood band with leather accents that keeps hands away from the hot glass.
Vacuum Insulated French Press Coffee Maker
It’s great for those who love coffee at home throughout the day and is rugged enough to take camping. It also includes a storage canister to keep beans fresh between uses.
Drip Coffee Machine
It has a digital display on the front that shows the date, time, temperature of the coffee, and timer settings. It can make up to 14 cups of coffee at a time and lets users select their brewing preferences.
Breville Espresso Maker (Premium)
A bypass door on the back lets users make traditional coffee too. It even has a steam wand that froths milk for topping cappuccinos and other drinks.
Pour Over Coffee Drip
It has a cone design and a ceramic body that regulates the temperature of the coffee. This drip maker works with water flowing at different rates.
Cold Brew Coffee Maker
Some coffee drinkers prefer cold brew over traditional brews, which is why this cold brew maker is such a good gift idea.
It makes one quart of cold or iced coffee that users can store in their fridge.
The cold brew maker has a non-slip handle to prevent accidents, an airtight lid that keeps out fridge odors, and a mesh filter that separates the grounds from the water.
Quirky and Unique Gifts for Coffee Lovers
Buying the perfect gift for a coffee lover can be a little tricky because you just don’t know what to buy.
But when you take a look at some of the quirky and unique gifts for coffee lovers in the following section, you may find ideas that you never considered before. These gifts appeal to coffee lovers of all ages.
“Bring Me Coffee” Socks
The socks fit women’s feet ranging in size from 6 to 9.5 and have a fuzzy interior that provides some nice warmth on a cold day or night.
Coffee Necklace (Caffeine Molecule)
It’s made from sterling silver, and the pendant is plated in three layers of 14K white gold. It comes with a matching 19-inch chain.
Adult Coloring Book for Coffee Lovers
Coloring the pages and even flipping through the book can have a calming effect that helps your loved one reduce stress.
Each page features a different image that users can color with markers and other craft supplies.
This shirt has a relaxed fit that won’t cling to her body and is available in a few different sizes.
“Caffeine Loading” Shirt
It comes in several sizes and multiple colors. Each shirt features a loading image on the front with “Caffeine Loading” printed across that image.
Mother / Child Coffee Shirt Set
Also included is an adorable onesie for her little one with “I’m a latte to handle” on it.
Coffee Heartbeat Shirt
It features a classic heartbeat monitor line across the front that has a cup of coffee in the middle. This shirt lets others know that your loved one relies on coffee.
Women’s Coffee Tee
It uses a combination of polyester and cotton and is machine washable. This shirt also has a scoop neck and a fun coffee phrase printed across the front.
World Atlas of Coffee: From Beans to Brewing (Book)
It is available as a hardcover book for those who want to display it and as a Kindle book for those with an e-book reader.
The book is the definitive guide to roasting beans and brewing coffee.
Coffee Accessory Gifts
Coffee accessories can make good gifts for those who like whipping up traditional and experimental blends at home.
Some of the following gifts let coffee drinkers take their favorite brews with them as well.
Coffeevac Coffee Storage Container
An easy way to block out those odors is with an airtight storage container.
This model measures less than eight inches tall and has a button that lets users tighten the seal to prevent air from getting inside. It preserves the aroma of the coffee and helps its great flavor last longer.
Those who love it might appreciate a milk frother that lets them make that topping at home.
This frother weighs only 11 ounces and uses batteries to spin the whisk attachment. When added to hot or cold milk, it turns that liquid into a rich foam.
Krups Coffee Burr Grinder
The flat burr grinder inside grinds coffee beans into the consistency that the user selects. A burr grinder is superior to a blade grinder because heat production is reduced which helps preserve the flavor of the coffee.
Capable of grinding enough beans to make up to 12 cups of coffee, it can grind three ounces of coffee beans in just a few seconds.
Coffee Mug Desk Warmer
The included mug sits right on top of the warmer, which has a digital display for setting its temperature. Both the mug and the warmer use a high grade of stainless steel to ensure that they last for years.
Beast Coffee Mug
This is a bundle kit that comes with accessories for cleaning out the mug and two steel straws.
The mug itself features a vacuum design with double layers of insulation. You can choose from two sizes and a few different colors too.
Home Coffee Roaster
It has a waffle design on the interior that helps ensure equal roasting, and a rear hole that lets you hear that delightful popping sound the beans make as they roast.
This roaster has a ceramic design that can stand up to high temperatures and a cowhide wrap that protects hands from the hot ceramic.
Coffee Decor Gifts
One of the top reasons to buy coffee decor gifts rather than other types of gifts is because you can pick decorations that match the design of your loved one’s home.
You might choose something with a rustic or vintage design or go for something more modern and contemporary. The following gifts are ones they can display in their kitchens and other rooms.
Manual Coffee Grinder
It has a drawer on the bottom that collects the ground beans to prevent messes and a metal handle that turns easily to grind the beans.
The more they turn the handle, the more beans they’ll grind. It also lets them create the perfect grind consistency.
Vintage Coffee Shelf
This shelf resembles the old crates that companies used to ship coffee and offers plenty of storage space. It also has four metal hooks attached to the bottom for hanging mugs and other accessories.
Coffee Mug Holder and Sign
It has a rustic look and uses weathered wood to make it look more like an antique. The sign tells the world that coffee always comes first and features metal hooks along the bottom for storing five cups or mugs.
Rustic Tin Coffee Sign
This metal sign measures six-inches by nearly 17-inches and has holes drilled in the back for mounting it inside or out.
It also comes with a plastic film over the top that protects the sign during shipping and peels off easily without damaging the design.
Coffee Mug Rack
This rack mounts on the wall and has metal hooks that hold up to 12 coffee mugs.
It features a vintage look across the front that carries over onto the metal hooks and the word “coffee” across the top.
It features funny phrases and lines across the front that use coffee puns such as “stay grounded” and “friends don’t let friends drink bad coffee.”
Coffee Menu Sign
The sign features fun drawings of coffee drinks with details about what goes into each mixture, including a flat white and a cafe latte.
Though some people think that all coffee tastes the same, coffee lovers know that the flavors detected in a cup can vary significantly based on where those beans grew.
Some coffees taste more like chocolate and caramel, while others have fruity or acidic notes. A good way to let a loved one sample some of those different flavors is with a coffee sampler that comes with multiple blends.
World Coffee Sampler Set
The bags have a simple color display on the front that shows your loved one the roast of each type, and a paper label offers some extra information about each blend. This box comes with 16 different types of coffee inside.
Dark Roast Gourmet Coffee Sampler
Dark roasts are a little more bitter than other blends and often have an acidic aftertaste that some really like. Your loved one will get four bags of coffee sourced from some of the leading suppliers in Washington.
All Roasts Gourmet Coffee Sampler
All the blends come from some of the top roasters and coffee houses in and around Seattle, Washington, which some think is the ultimate destination for coffee lovers.
Kicking Horse 3 Blend Sampler
While Three Sisters is a medium roast, Kick *ss and 454 Horse Power are medium roasts. These coffees are all certified free trade too.
Treasure Chest of Coffee
It has a fun design that looks like an antique pirate chest, but it holds more than 10 different coffee samplers.
Each sample pack can make up to eight cups of coffee based on the strength of the brew. The coffees are all free of sugar and gluten.
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While you can purchase ground beans and coffee powders from grocery stores and specialty shops, many drinkers like grinding and brewing beans at home.
This lets them control the coarseness of the beans (for different brewing methods) and results in a fresher tasting coffee. You can purchase different types of beans sourced from countries around the world.
Grinding your own beans is one of the main ways of getting a better-tasting cup of coffee.
Swiss Decaf Coffee
Though this blend has the same great flavor as regular coffee does, it lacks the caffeine that can make some people feel jittery.
It comes with five pounds of Arabica beans that have notes of citrus fruits, chocolate and caramel.
Espresso Coffee Beans
Each bag of beans uses the Super Crema flavor that has a slightly bitter aftertaste. The beans are suitable for use in both coffee and espresso machines.
Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee Beans
These beans come straight from Jamaica and go through a roasting process that gives them a slightly nutty flavor with some notes of acid and nuts. Each bag comes with a resealable top too.
Raw Coffee Beans
The bag contains a rare and hard to find types of bean that farmers grow more than 1,000 meters above sea level. These beans have rich notes of berries, molasses, green tea and dark chocolate.
Not into beans yet?
If your loved one just isn’t into grinding their own beans yet you could send them some ground coffee.
This set comes with three bags that each contain 12 ounces of ground coffee. The blend has a deep and rich flavor with hints of chocolate.
Is your loved one pretty dedicated to coffee? Check out our guide to buying gifts for coffee snobs.
No matter the coffee lover in your life, there should be something in this guide for them. What gift do you have your eye on?
Have a recommendation? Let me know in the comments!
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Here's how we make our coffee:
Here is the gear we use everyday as we make strong, rich coffee at home.
Depending on the day, we make our coffee in one of three methods.
- Espresso Maker: Breville Cafe Roma. This is a (relatively) inexpensive espresso maker that makes a quality shot. It has a small footprint, taking up little space on our counter. This was a gift from Bryan's parents.
- Drip Coffee Maker: Ninja Coffee Bar with Stainless Steel Carafe. This unit makes good drip coffee. It also has an insulated carafe, keeping coffee hot without making it gross - like those little burner plates on most coffee makers. Dena's go-to every morning.
- Stovepot Moka Pot: Bialetti Stovetop Moka (Espresso) Pot. This is Bryan's favorite for first coffee of the day.
- Coffee Grinder: Cuisinart Coffee Burr Grinder. We've been using this grinder for many years and it still grinds consistently. This was a gift from our daughter.
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